1B - Practicing Before the CHRO (ELE240327-1B)

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

10:15 AM to 11:30 AM

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Presented by the Labor and Employment Law Section

About the Program

Connecticut employers often find themselves the subject of discrimination and/or retaliation claims at the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities ("CHRO").  This seminar focuses on three aspects of complaints at the CHRO: proceeding through the new fact finding process after a Case Assessment Review; best practices for attorneys handling pro se litigants; and changes practices and procedures at the CHRO in the future. Participants will be given the opportunity to submit questions for the panel ahead of time. 

You Will Learn

About the new process for fact finding investigations at the CHRO
How to identify ways to interact with pro se litigants
About potential and/or actual changes to CHRO procedures and policy in the next 1-2 years

CLE Credit

CT: 1.25 CLE Credit (General)
NY: 1.25 CLE Credit (AOP)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for newly admitted and experienced attorneys CLE credits. 

Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, a fully interactive videoconference, or simultaneous transmission with synchronous interactivity. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml. 


Michelle Dumas Keuler
Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, Hartford

Kimberly Jacobsen Kimberly A. Jacobsen
Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities, Hartford


Claire M Howard1 Claire M. Howard
Madsen Prestley & Parenteau LLC, Hartford